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Unread 11-15-2002   #1 (permalink)
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How much horsepower does the mustang have? Can some tell me how much power the 1990-2000 GT has. Does anybody know the horsepower ratings for each year? I am just curious.

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1990-1992=225
1993=215 or 210
1994-1995=?
1996-1997=210 or 215
1998-225
1999-2003=260
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From what i gathered in research, this is what I got.
1987-1992 GT's had 225
1993 GT had 215, Cobra 235
94-95 GT's had 215, Cobra 240, Cobra R 300
96-97 GT had 215, Cobra 305
98 GT had 225, Cobra 305
99 -03 GT had 260 99/01 Cobra had 320, 00 Cobra R 385
01-02 Bullitt had 265
03 Cobra 390(underrated)
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how come the early 1990's GT has more horsepower than the 96 GT? Which is faster?
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stock Vs. Stock? the early 90's...
The 4.6 engine was a new technology and the heads were a major restriction 96-98, hence the big ups in 99.
but once they get everything ironed out, the newer V6's will give the 90's 5.0's a run for their money..
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can i buy heads off a 99+ GT and get more power? Will the heads bolt on directly and will I have to change anything else?
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Yeah, that is a common upgrade and from what i hear, the biggest for the 96-98's... try doing a search on this site for 1999 Head swap... I dont think it will let you use "PI" but thats what they are called.
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Yes you can...I just bought heads, intake, headers, and whole truck load of extras off of a 2000 GT. With our years higher compression the headswap results in a bit more horsepower and torque than the 99 and up cars. Just dont go supercharging right away,...everything Ive heard is that you have to TUNE TUNE TUNE or you blow head gaskets all day long. There is not much on here for PI headswap info, but the DEC 01 MM&FF I think has the article and you can get a Haynes manual and instructions from Ford on head removal and installation. Its not something for beginners but if youve changed heads before, with some guidance and a good game plan you could do it. Its the best way to go really...that and gears.
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how much would it cost if I wanted to do the swap?
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Where can I get the heads? What does PI heads stand for?
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PI-performance improved.
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how much horsepower will they add? Can someone tell me a number of horses?
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The 99's gained 35 HP from the changes to the heads, intake, etc. But the 96-98's run flat top pistons and will bump the compression up which will result in more power. I would say anywhere from 35-45 HP, but its not just the peaks that will improve, the 99+ PI parts also imporve torque and have a higher rpm power than the 96-98's.
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I thought that the BUllit came with 290 cuz of the intake..
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The car brochure for the Bullitt says the Bullitt has 275hp
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